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Views on emancipation and apprenticeship


Letter from Govenor General of St Kitts to Secretary of State for the Colonial Department, 2 August 1833. Letter reports on plantation owners’ and slaves’ views on emancipation (the freeing of slaves), and the apprenticeship system. (Slaves who were ‘freed’ under the Emancipation Act, were then forced to work as apprentices). From Papers Relative to Abolition of Slavery, Part II, 1833-35.

Date: 2 Aug 1833

Copyright: Copyright British Empire Commonwealth Mu

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